Record Alert: Virat Kohli Equals The Massive Record Of Sir Don Bradman, Also Joins The Elite List of Sachin, Kallis

In the second Test match between West Indies and India, team India sits in a comfortable position scoring 438 runs in the first inning. It was Virat Kohli from India who smashed a solid hundred to make his 500th international match a memorable one. He not only became the first ever cricketer to score a hundred in his 500th international match but he also broke the record of Sir Don Bradman.

It was Kohli’s 29th Test hundred and first in nearly five years. Kohli started the Day with his 87 runs and he brought his century by driving West Indian pacer Shannon Gabriel for a boundary. Now both Bradman and Kohli have 29 Test hundred in their kitty. Bradman did it in 52 Tests only.

Not only this, Kohli also spots the number four position with the most Test hundred at number 4. Sachin Tendulkar(44) has the most number of centuries at number 4. Then comes the legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis who has 35 tons at this number, former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has 30 hundred batting at number four in Test cricket.

Virat Kohli played a knock of 121 runs in 206 balls with eleven fours. He became the fastest batter to reach the 76th international hundred. Kohli did this in 559 innings, while the Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has this achievement in 587 innings.

The Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin also contributed well for the team. Jadeja got 61 runs while the off spinner gathered 56 runs in 78 balls.

At the stump of Day 2, West Indies had scored 86 runs at the loss of one wicket which had been picked by Ravindra Jadeja.

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